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42PLUS1, the highest prized pitch award in the diagnostics, digital health, precision medicine, and life science tools galaxy, takes place annually and is in its sixth year now!

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So, who should apply?

Startups developing innovative products and services in diagnostics, digital health, precision medicine, and life science tools are encouraged to apply. 

View these criteria as general indications of what the judges are seeking, rather than strict limitations:

Benefits of applying:

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Overview of direct peer comparison where one stands in ranking
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Gain visibility with judges made up of several investors

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Access to investors.

Secure the chance to be contacted directly by investors (regardless if a startup makes it to the finalist round)

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If selected, a chance to secure funding of at least $500,000

Thanks to ADLM, our 42PLUS1 2024 winners will also receive a complimentary one-year ADLM Full Membership. 

Investors from around the world rate your application. And we share the results with you.

Even if you are not selected to present on stage you will always receive valid feedback how you compare to all other applicants. The feedback is provided by institutional investors and industry experts and can help you to understand the strength and weakness of your pitch.

Application process

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Wonder about previous participants? Watch the pitches of last rounds finalists.

The journey

If you aim to achieve success in the DxPx Galaxy, 42PLUS1 can help. We take your startup on a journey through the DxPx Galaxy and provide the solutions to the challenges of today‘s founders - "funding and partnering with the right people". Therefore, DxPx Conference is organized annually to bring people together to match life science decision makers with numerous potential partners that will result in valuable business connections.

The plan

42PLUS1 pitch award takes place during the DxPx Conference which makes it the best platform to gain exposure and highlight their innovation to the investors and industry leaders coming to this conference. With 42PLUS1, we are constantly guiding startups and growth companies to have the biggest impact on the world and humanity.

The setting

The DxPx Galaxy, while representing but a fraction of the whole startup universe paves the way to the most important and emerging innovations in the industry. Therefore, we strive to guide and connect future leaders and innovators with the experienced & established industry professionals participating yearly in the DxPx Conference.

The execution

We arrange the 42PLUS1 pitch award at this conference because aside from hearing the pitches live, it is a great opportunity for our dear startups and growth companies to meet and engage with the investors focusing on these four interrelated industries.

The jurors

The well-curated jurors of the 42PLUS1 pitch award are also experts and executives from the four interrelated industries who are qualified to give feedback and input to the finalists.